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Small Calif. fire forces evacuation at Marine base

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A firefighters sprays water after a semi crashed on the 101 freeway south near Rose Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in Oxnard, Calif.. Fire officials said one person was transported in a big rig crash and fire that caused about a $1 million in damage at a Carmax in Oxnard Saturday morning.(AP Photo/Ventura County Star, [&hellip...

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Man sets himself on fire on the National Mall

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police investigators take a sample from a red container near where officials said a man set himself on fire, on the National Mall, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — A man set himself on fire on the National Mall...

Twitter’s Evan Williams may be worth $1B after IPO

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, file photo, Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams speaks at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Williams, a Twitter co-founder who was CEO for two years until Costolo took over in 2010, owns a 12...

Investors gobble up Potbelly shares in debut

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, file photo, people walk past a Potbelly Sandwich shop in New York. Shares of sandwich maker Potbelly more than doubled in their Nasdaq trading debut and the company’s stock soared $18.90 to $32.90 in morning...

Stocks rise on hope that DC will end its bickering

October 5, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, trader Kevin Walsh works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures were rebounding before the opening bell Friday, Oct. 4, from a significant sell-off over the past two days, but major...

Twitter dishes tantalizing tidbits in IPO treatise

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2013, file photo, a smartphone display shows the Twitter logo in Berlin, Germany, Twitter unsealed the documents Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion....

Obama’s no-show in Asia a boost for China

October 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Rockville, Md. The president has called off a trip to Asia just as China’s president is being feted in regional capitals ahead of summits where the U.S. no-show will give...

Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A damaged Capitol Hill police car is surrounded by crime scene tape after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade...

NC church mourns fiery bus crash that killed 8

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rick Cruz, center, a pastor at the Front Street Baptist Church in Statesville, N.C., gives a statement to the media Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Several members of the church were killed when their bus crossed a highway median and crashed near Dandridge, Tenn., on...

California gives immigrants driver’s licenses

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the City of Los Angeles, California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill, Thursday Oct. 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses....